Professor Daryl Higgins reflects on the findings from the Royal Commission and considers how organisational leaders can best respond.
Risk factors for child abuse
A short overview of the final report released by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse on 15 December 2017.
Risk factors for child maltreatment are often interrelated, and need to be addressed by holistic prevention and early intervention strategies.
An overview of the risk and protective factors for child abuse and neglect in families
Child abuse is associated with an increased risk of gambling problems in adulthood, according to a recent systematic review.
What does the public health approach to preventing child maltreatment involve? What are its strengths and limitations?
Outlines the different approaches and instruments used to assess whether children are at risk of maltreatment
In recognition of National Child Protection Week we've brought together a range of our resources that focus on preventing child abuse and neglect.
Rarely an isolated incident: Acknowledging the interrelatedness of child maltreatment, victimisation and trauma
Experiences of child maltreatment are rarely isolated incidents; different forms of abuse often co-occur, and trauma often develops over time
This paper provides a theoretical basis to working with vulnerable and high-risk families where parenting is not "good enough" or even unsafe